Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 54 35
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 119 74 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.02% 4.40% 7.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.56% 10.95% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 101 69 160
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 552 676 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.82% 40.19% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 436 582 919
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Kent.

Salary trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Kent

WCF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 39 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Dartford - 23 £47,500 - 1
West Malling +3 13 £47,500 - 1
Dover - 5 £27,500 -
Canterbury -4 3 £37,500 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £45,000 -
Maidstone +21 1 - - 1
Folkestone -2 1 £33,500 -18.79% 1
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 119 (100.00%) C#
2 102 (85.71%) .NET
3 83 (69.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 77 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 77 (64.71%) ASP.NET
5 75 (63.03%) MVC
6 74 (62.18%) AngularJS
7 73 (61.34%) SQL Server
8 72 (60.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (47.90%) Web Application Development
10 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (45.38%) TDD
11 49 (41.18%) Entity Framework
12 48 (40.34%) BDD
12 48 (40.34%) RESTful
12 48 (40.34%) .NET Framework
12 48 (40.34%) SQL Server 2016
12 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 43 (36.13%) Ruby
13 43 (36.13%) Node.js
13 43 (36.13%) CSS
13 43 (36.13%) HTML
14 41 (34.45%) SQL
14 41 (34.45%) OO
14 41 (34.45%) KnockoutJS
14 41 (34.45%) Git (software)
14 41 (34.45%) NoSQL
15 35 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (27.73%) REST
16 33 (27.73%) OOD

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Google Play
3 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (61.34%) SQL Server
2 48 (40.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 41 (34.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (34.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.76%) Moq
3 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.84%) MSTest
5 1 (0.84%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (25.21%) Music Industry
2 14 (11.76%) Finance
3 9 (7.56%) Games
4 6 (5.04%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (74.79%) Developer
2 87 (73.11%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (19.33%) C# Developer
4 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (16.81%) C# Software Engineer
5 20 (16.81%) Software Engineer
6 18 (15.13%) Architect
7 15 (12.61%) .NET Architect
8 14 (11.76%) Web Developer
9 13 (10.92%) .NET Web Developer
9 13 (10.92%) C# Web Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.72%) Lead .NET Developer
11 8 (6.72%) Lead Architect
11 8 (6.72%) Lead Developer
12 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 6 (5.04%) .NET Solutions Architect
14 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (85.71%) .NET
2 83 (69.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 77 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 74 (62.18%) AngularJS
5 72 (60.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (41.18%) Entity Framework
7 48 (40.34%) .NET Framework
7 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 48 (40.34%) RESTful
8 43 (36.13%) CSS
8 43 (36.13%) HTML
8 43 (36.13%) Node.js
9 41 (34.45%) KnockoutJS
10 35 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 33 (27.73%) REST
12 30 (25.21%) Code First Entity Framework
13 28 (23.53%) HTML5
14 23 (19.33%) WPF
15 20 (16.81%) React
16 17 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) W3C
2 5 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) BBC
4 3 (2.52%) Social Media
5 2 (1.68%) iPhone
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (63.03%) MVC
2 57 (47.90%) Web Application Development
3 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (45.38%) TDD
4 48 (40.34%) BDD
5 41 (34.45%) OO
6 33 (27.73%) OOD
7 30 (25.21%) High Availability
8 22 (18.49%) Web Development
9 21 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 20 (16.81%) Domain-Driven Design
11 19 (15.97%) Front End Development
12 16 (13.45%) Kanban
12 16 (13.45%) Matrix Management
12 16 (13.45%) Scrum
13 15 (12.61%) Waterfall
14 13 (10.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 11 (9.24%) Unit Testing
16 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (5.04%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 43 (36.13%) Ruby
4 41 (34.45%) SQL
5 19 (15.97%) VB.NET
6 13 (10.92%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.36%) C
9 3 (2.52%) ANSI C
9 3 (2.52%) C++
10 2 (1.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (2.52%) Apple
3 3 (2.52%) Facebook
3 3 (2.52%) Sony
3 3 (2.52%) Yahoo!
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Thunderhead